Movies like Salt Water Moose

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Salt Water Moose (1996)
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Salt Water Moose (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Bobby and his Mom move from Toronto, away from his dad and his baseball team, to a small town in Nova Scotia, he's picked on by all the local kids, except for Jo. And Jo has also befriended a lonely male moose who lives on an island, and she has a wild plan to capture and relocate a female moose to be company for him. Together, Bobby and Jo, with the help of their single parents, Eva and Lester, attempt to put Jo's plan into operation.
Style: semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: bullying, single father, single mother, father figure, moose, animals, family relations, adventure, island, heroes, family, friendship, youth, friends, parents and children, family life, animal life, mischievous children, coming of age, disorder, young heroes, storm, grandmother, child in peril, pigtails
Time: 90s
Place: nova scotia, canada, canada, nova scotia

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Most similar movies to Salt Water Moose

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, semi serious, touching and humorous films with plots about family, family relations, youth, friends, family life, friendship and adventure mostly in Family, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Salt Water Moose: Owd Bob (1998), Rascal (1969), Shiloh (1996), Monkey in the Middle (2014), Saint Monica (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Owd Bob (1998)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Recently orphaned David must move to the Isle of Man to live with his grandfather, Adam, who's a sheep farmer. Both long for the end of the summer, having nothing in common but their love for dogs, notably Adam's precious champion ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dog, youth, german shepherd, orphan, farmer, friends, animal life, family relations, farm, family problems, disorder, mischievous children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, ireland
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Rascal (1969)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A comedy filled with tenderness as a baby raccoon snuggles his way into the life of a lonely boy. He becomes the boy's only companion during his father's frequent absences. Because of Rascal, both father and son realize their ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: disney, youth, family relations, school, adoption, fish out of water, family life, parents and children, friendship, child as adult, getting home, young heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: wisconsin
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70%
 6.3
 3K
Shiloh (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An abused beagle runs away from his owner. On the road, he meets young Marty Preston and follows him home. The boy immediately forms a bond with the dog and names him Shiloh. His stern father won't let him keep the dog because it belongs to ...
Style: touching, feel good, emotional, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, animal rescue, family, pets, youth, rescue, animals, greed, destiny, hopes, friendship, adventure ...
Time: 90s
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58%
Monkey in the Middle (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chris has just moved to the East Coast, and already his workaholic father is encouraging him to make new friends. Luckily football (soccer) practice is starting up, and Chris meets a few kids on the team-including his cute neighbor Mara. When Mara ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: youth, friendship, mischievous children, family relations, disorder, family, single parent, coming of age, friends, animal life
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 6.0
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Saint Monica (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Saint Monica centers on a young girl named Monica, whose fervent desire is to return to the Toronto church with which she grew up. Determined to play an angel in its annual Christmas procession, Monica steals a pair of wings and prepares to join the ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: youth, family relations, family life, family, society, family in crisis, church, friends, criminal heroes, golden years, homeless woman, homelessness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Where the Red Fern Grows (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set in the Ozark Mountains during the Great Depression, Billy Coleman works hard and saves his earnings for 2 years to achieve his dream of buying two coonhound pups. He develops a new trust in God as he faces overwhelming challenges in adventure ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, sad, gothic
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, pre-teens
Plot: hound dog, friendship, adventure, follow your dream, family relations, contests and competitions, dog, hunting, wilderness, animal life, raccoon, youth ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Where the Red Fern Grows (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Where the Red Fern Grows is the heartwarming and adventurous tale for all ages about a young boy and his quest for his own red-bone hound hunting dogs.
Style: sad, semi serious, touching, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, youth, great depression, animals, childhood, countryside, friendship, coming of age, family relations, parents and children, contests and competitions, family ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Summer of the Monkeys (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: One summer Jay finds four chimps on the prairie who have fallen off a circus cart.
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental, touching
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: monkey, childhood, family relations, farm, americana, adoption, small town, countryside, siblings relations, family life, small town life, disability ...
Time: 1910s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Benji: Off the Leash! (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Benji and his friends try to save his mother from a puppy mill.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dog, youth, odd couple, adventure, young heroes, friendship, against the odds, rescue, pets, mischievous children, parents and children, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
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46%
Chestnut: Hero of Central Park (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ray and Sal, two orphaned sisters, adopt and hide a Great Dane puppy from their two adopted parents living in a luxury downtown New York apartment that expressely forbids dogs.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, youth, pets, human animal relationship, mischievous children, family life, disorder, parents and children, reincarnation, adoption, animal life, nun ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Kids Who Saved Summer (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A group of youngsters trying to save their playground from an unscrupulous developer who wants to build a factory there.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: youth, family relations, adventure, disorder, friends, mischievous children, family, family life, factory, friendship, deception, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler (1973)
Genre: Family, Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Precocious Claudia and her brother run away from home and hide in the Metropolitan Museum in New York.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: museum, family, running away from home, runaway, suburbs, friendship, investigation, child in peril, imaginary kingdom, family life, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Shiloh 2: Shiloh Season (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After young Marty Peterson rescued Shiloh from his abusive owner, Judd Travers, he thought his troubles were over. But when Judd starts threatening to take "his" dog back, Marty is afraid of losing the best friend he's ever had. Even ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dog, youth, rescue, childhood, family relations, redemption, animal actor, boy and dog, family, odd couple, pets, single parent ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Secret of the Magic Gourd (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: China, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The Secret of the Magic Gourd follows the wondrous adventures of a young schoolboy named Wang Bao. When Wang Bao discovers a magical gourd that can instantly grant his every wish, the awkward child suddenly becomes a hero amongst his curious ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, light, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: magical object, hopes, family, family relations, friends, disney, desire, youth, little boy, friendship, adventure, escapades ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Andre (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true story of how a marine seal named Andre befriended a little girl and her family, circa 1962.
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, chick flick ...
Plot: animals, coming of age, seal the animal, childhood, friendship, small town, orphan, youth, family, magic, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: year 1962, 90s, 60s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Prancer (1989)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jessica, the daughter of an impoverished apple farmer, still believes in Santa Claus. So when she comes across a reindeer with an injured leg, it makes perfect sense to her to assume that it is Prancer, who had fallen from a Christmas display in ...
Style: feel good, touching, light, emotional, talky ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, small town, reindeer, snow, father daughter relationship, single father, farm, holiday, family, widower, santa claus, girl ...
Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Walking Thunder (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 1850's, a young boy and his family on their way West become stranded in the Rockies. With the help of a local mountain man, a Sioux medicine man, and a legendary bear knows as "Walking Thunder," the boy learns to become a man, ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: youth, family relations, old west, coming of age, animal life, parents and children, wilderness, family life, teenage life, forces of nature, adventure, survival ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Captains Courageous (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Harvey Cheyne, Jr., second richest person in the world, orphaned and spoiled rotten, encounters a cigar and the sea on his way to England for boarding school. Seasick, over the rail for real, rescued by Dan Troop of a Gloucester fishing sailboat. ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: sailing, sea, youth, father son relationship, checkers, dice, hospital, gambling, letter, coffee, storm, funeral ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Biscuit Eater (1972)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nothing warms the heart like the story of a boy and his dog. Lonnie (Johnny Whitaker) and Text (George Spell) are two friends determined, against all odds, to turn a misfit hound into a hero. Tennessee farmer and dog trainer Harve McNeil (Earl ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, disney, youth, friendship, pets, boy and dog, interracial relations, family relations, wilderness, teaching the ways of the world, family life, train ...
Time: 70s
Place: tennessee, georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Pippi Goes on Board (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This is the film version which is a compilation of the 1969 TV Series shown in 13 parts. It is therefore technically the "first" Pippi Långstrump film, although it wasn't released as a film until 1973. Pippi lives alone in ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: youth, ship, friendship, heist, family life, disorder, friends, family relations, family, mischievous children, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Dog Who Stopped the War (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: During Christmas' holidays, the children of a village split in two gang to play a snowball war. But that half-tone war scattered some bitterness and make more difficult the mutual attirance between Luc, the chief of the assailant and Sophie one ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, exciting, humorous, touching
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: village life, winter, snow, christmas, village, family, adventure, escapades, disorder, animal life, family relations, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Miracle Dogs Too (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Zack, a young boy, finds two cocker spaniels caged in the woods and takes them home. The animals, Sissy and Buddy, have magical healing powers that change the people of a small town.
Style: sentimental, serious, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: small town, family relations, parents and children, miraculous event, hopes, human spirit, animal life, pets, young heroes, magic, youth, dog ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Winky's Horse (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 95 min.
Story: There is only one thing Winky wants: a horse, a real horse to ride. But horses are expensive. Fortunately it is the season of Sinterklaas; Winky just asks Sinterklaas for a horse. Than everything will work out alright. Or will it?
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: santa claus, shopping mall, holiday, fish out of water, family life, family, family relations, hopes, youth, young heroes, misfit, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Summer of the Colt (1989)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Argentina, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This award-winning film by André Melançon -- set on a ranch on the pampas of Argentina -- tells the story of three children spending a summer with their grandfather. The youngest, Felipe, makes friends with a puppy; his older brother, Daniel, ...
Style: serious, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: youth, horse, ranch, family relations, friendship, grandparent grandchild relationship, sibling relationship, animal life, friends, farm, hopes, coming of age ...
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
An American Girl Adventure (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Pre-American Revolution Virginian girl whose love for the outdoors leads to the friendship of a lifetime. Felicity loves horses, and though her parents plead with her to remain indoors, she years to ride the open plains. When Felicity comes into ...
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: horse riding, horse, colonial america, friendship, rescue, best friends, hopes, adventure, young heroes, animal life, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1770s
Place: virginia, usa, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Mr. Rice's Secret (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A terminally-ill boy's life is saved when his deceased 400-year-old friend, "Mr. Rice", leads him on a treasure hunt to find a magical "Potion of Life".
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: youth, friendship, friends, treasure hunt, family, coming of age, hopes, human spirit, celtic, family relations, saving a life, exhumation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Tsatsiki, Mum and the Policeman (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Iceland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Little Tsatsiki, son of a single mother in Sweden, has never met his father, a Greek fisherman. Tsatsiki befriends a nice but straight-laced motorcycle policeman renting one of their rooms and decices he is the right guy for his mother, an amateur ...
Style: sincere, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: children, boy, empire, family relations, suburbs, fall in love, family, parents and children, love and romance, obsession, single parent, elementary school ...
Time: 90s
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
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Angels Sing (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: As a child, Michael Walker wished every day could be Christmas. That is, until a tragic accident crushed his holiday spirit. Thirty years later, Michael still can't muster any joy for the holidays, despite encouragement from his playful wife ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, youth, family relations, family life, haunted by the past, mysterious character, parents and children, friendship, coming of age, holiday, family
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Return of Tommy Tricker (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Welcome to the world of stamps with Tommy Tricker and friends as they learn the magic of travelling through time and space for the mere price of the postage. Though of course, nothing is as easy as it seems as they soon learn when they try to rescue ...
Style: semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: time travel, friendship, family relations, disorder, friends, race against time, adventure, escapades, family, youth, young heroes, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Joey (1997)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Billy is a boy who is trying to save a baby kangaroo called Joey when it is caught and taken to Sydney. Linda, the young daughter of the U.S. Ambassador is helping Billy in his task.
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: youth, animals, kangaroo, family relations, child in peril, friends, animal life, disorder, rescue, babies and infants, young heroes, mischievous children ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%